A Prequel

  So why take in the moments that matter?  People often ask that question and it is a really good question.  Shoot, I ask that question.   Why not “go for the gusto”, “take the bull by the horns”, “shoot for the moon”, “get on the fast track”, “climb a little higher”, “go a little faster”, … Continue reading A Prequel

Tess and I

    Today I found my words again.  Today was a breakthrough.  Today that familiar feeling came rumbling on in like distant thunder promising rain to thirsty soil.  I almost ran from that urge to write.  I knew what would come when my written words came pouring back out.  There would be pain mixed in with a … Continue reading Tess and I


A cancelled walk this morning due to on-going rain led me once again to my mess of a back yard.  It’s bad.  Really bad.  The first thing you notice when you walk or look back there is the gigantic hole in the middle of the yard.  It is a hole with metal sides approximately 32 … Continue reading Weedin’

Adoptive Parents

My parents introduced me to Christ, or maybe it is more accurate for me to say, they helped me find Him in churches, in work, in friendships, in family.  I am and will always be forever grateful for the introduction. My dad grew up in a small town in Northern Michigan where everybody knew everybody. … Continue reading Adoptive Parents